Author Archives: Adam Schreiber

Beginner Beekeeping Short Course – Saturday, 2/23/13

Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild 2-DAY Short Course for New Beekeepers Getting Started with Honeybees Learn from experienced urban beekeepers: • Basic bee biology • Considerations about equipment, hive set up and location • Where to get your first bees • Hive … Continue reading

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3rd Annual Natural Beekeeping Symposium w/Michael Bush – 2/10/13 – Tickets Now On Sale!!

GROUP RATES AVAILABLE FOR GROUPS OF 10 OR MORE – PLEASE CONTACT INFO@PHILLYBEEKEEPERS.ORG FOR MORE INFORMATION. The Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild is thrilled to announce that nationally renowned beekeeper and author of “The Practical Beekeeper”, Michael Bush,  will be coming to Philadelphia to speak … Continue reading

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January Meeting – Elections and Books & Gadgets – 1/17/13

Join us for our January meeting on Thursday, January 17th at 7:30pm at Smith Memorial Playground. We will hold Executive Committee elections and also share our favorite beekeeping books and gadgets. If you have not seen the candidate statements for … Continue reading

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Winter Potluck – Sunday, December 16, 4:00-7:00pm

Join us for our Winter Potluck on Sunday, December 16th from 4:00 to 7:00 at the Lithuanian Church on 19th Street between Wallace and North Streets in the Fairmount neighborhood (North Street is one block south of Fairmount Avenue). Click … Continue reading

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November Meeting – Gifts from the Hive – 11/15/12 – 7:30pm

Join us in Germantown for a presentation by Guild treasurer and all around renaissance woman Anna Herman, as she teaches us some basics on how to make gifts with the products of the hive. Anna will discuss and demonstrate how … Continue reading

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Call to Action! Help Our Beekeeping Friends in Plymouth Township (Updated)

Our beekeeping friends in Plymouth Township, Montgomery County are facing the potential passage of a very restrictive beekeeping ordinance, which would make it nearly impossible for most residents to keep bees on their properties. They need our help, quickly, to … Continue reading

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October Meeting – 10/18/2012 – 7:30pm

Our October meeting will take place at Smith Memorial Playground on Thursday, October 18th at 7:30pm. We will hear stories from several Guild members on their adventures in beekeeping during the 2012 season. Kate & Joel compare their package bees vs. … Continue reading

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